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Five things we learned as Real Madrid defended the Champions League with Cristiano Ronaldo brace

Real Madrid became the first team in history to defend the Champions League with a ruthless exhibition of winning football. It’s not that pretty or especially innovative but it’s incredibly effective band a brace from Cristiano Ronaldo and two more from Casemiro and Marco Asensio were enough to see off Juventus despite a wondergoal from Mario Mandzukicc which briefly had ...

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General Election: Conservative lead over Labour cut to just one point, new poll finds

The Conservatives’ lead over Labour has been cut to a single point, according to one new opinion poll, amid a range of different predictions by pollsters five days ahead of the General Election. Survation for The Mail on Sunday put the two main parties virtually neck and neck, with the Tories on 40 per cent and Labour on 39 per cent. But ...

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EDL Protest In Liverpool Sees Police Step In To Prevent Clashes With Anti-Fascist Demonstrators

Police have stepped in to prevent clashes between the English Defence League and anti-fascist protesters as demonstrations take place in Liverpool. The planned demonstration was originally confined to a side street as officers contained protesters but the EDL group later moved to Lime Street, with police vans and officers in riot gear surrounding them, the Press Association reports. Bottles were ...

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Voters' Opinions Split On Whether Theresa May Was Right To Reject TV Debates

h Voters’ opinions are split on whether Theresa May was right to refuse to take part in TV debates – but most are still planning on backing her in the general election. Participants in the last HuffPost UK-Edelman focus groups of the campaign were asked whether they thought the Prime Minister had done the right thing in deciding not to ...

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Tory Campaigner Gets More Than They Bargained For When They Interrupt Mum While FaceTiming Son

Tomos James was FaceTiming his mum, Clare, when a Tory campaigner came to the door – and boy, we bet they regretted it. In a clip posted by her son on Twitter, she can be heard giving the canvasser a piece of her mind. She could be heard saying: “I work with disabled children. They’ve cut and cut and cut ...

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Iain Duncan Smith Has A Rather Unfortunate Slip Of The Tongue On BBC Breakfast

Iain Duncan Smith suffered a rather unfortunate slip of the tongue while speaking on BBC Breakfast on Saturday morning. The former work and pensions secretary was asked by Naga Munchetty about the confusion over tax pledges in the Tory manifesto. She said: “Theresa May has dropped the triple tax lock. “Why would you take it out only to come back ...

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'Love Island' 2017: Olivia Attwood Reveals She Left Ex 'Terrified' During Break-Up Meltdown

This year’s ‘Love Island’ contestants may want to think twice before crossing Olivia Attwood in the villa.  The motorsport grid girl, who is one those looking for love on the ITV2 reality series, has revealed how she destroyed a walk-in wardrobe during a break-up with her ex.  ITV ‘Love Island’ contestant Olivia Attwood Olivia admitted she often struggles to keep ...

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Mini: remastering a British icon

Well that’s never going to work is it? A Mini that costs between £70k and £85k. It’s not as if it’s got a V6 under the bonnet or anything either. It’s a Mini, a people’s car. But at least David Brown, the eponymous boss of David Brown Automotive (DBA) has kept production plans sensible. In the first year, with the ...

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The Middle Eastern kingdom of Bahrain is quietly heading towards a 'total suppression of human rights'

Overshadowed by the influence of its wealthier Gulf neighbours and the drama of the massive conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, the tiny island kingdom of Bahrain has nonetheless been plagued by unrest since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.  Dozens of pro-democracy protesters were killed in the initial uprising against the Sunni minority government; perfunctory attempts by the regime ...

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Manchester attack: Salman Abedi 'made bomb in four days' after potentially undergoing terror training in Libya

Salman Abedi may have built the bomb that killed 22 people at Manchester Arena in under four days, it has emerged amid reports he met Isis-linked militants in Libya. Police said the attacker purchased parts for the bomb after flying back from the country on 18 May, while experts confirmed terror training would have enabled Abedi to build it in ...

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